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Women’s Self-Defense and Safety with New U Defense

Overview Season 1, Episode 5 We welcome Sergeant Deborah Kalish, Community Relations Manager with the Johns Creek Police Department and founder of New You Defense. Deborah’s self-defense program, READY, stands for Recognizing, Empowering, and Defending Yourselves, and is geared towards women and young ladies. In this riveting episode, Deborah shares invaluable tools and tactics for… Read more Women’s Self-Defense and Safety with New U Defense

The Self-Initiative Project is Now OwnGuard Solutions

You read that right! The Self-Initiative Project is now OwnGuard Solutions. Fear not. Our content is coming along with us; and it is time to grow it all in order to have an even greater impact! Sometime late in 2017 is when I first proclaimed to Denis Haynes, “my brother from another mother,” that I… Read more The Self-Initiative Project is Now OwnGuard Solutions

Firearms Training Versus Gun Gear with Van Seeley, Part 2

Overview Season 1: Episode 4, Part 2 In this episode, we continue our discussion on the crucial topic of training versus gear with our guest, Van Seeley. We emphasize the importance of investing in training before purchasing gear. Despite the industry’s focus on selling equipment, it’s vital to prioritize skill development. Van shares his experiences… Read more Firearms Training Versus Gun Gear with Van Seeley, Part 2

Firearms Training Versus Gun Gear with Van Seeley, Part 1

Overview Season 1: Episode 4, Part 1 We are joined this time by Van Seeley, a retired Marine, seasoned firearms instructor, and manager at a local gun store and range. With over 20 years of experience, Van shares his insights on the critical debate of training versus gear. Should you invest more in training or… Read more Firearms Training Versus Gun Gear with Van Seeley, Part 1

Stop the Bleed: Life-Saving Techniques Everyone Should Know

Overview Season 1: Episode 3 In this episode, we discuss the Stop the Bleed program with Gina Solomon, Trauma Program Manager at Gwinnett Medical Center in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Gina shares her extensive experience in trauma care and the importance of the Stop the Bleed initiative. Learn how Stop the Bleed, a program born out of… Read more Stop the Bleed: Life-Saving Techniques Everyone Should Know

Navigating the Digital World: A Parent’s Guide with Cyber Savvy, Part 2

Overview Season 1: Episode 2, Part 2 We dive into part two of our conversation with Kathy Loomis from Cyber Savvy in this continuation of our chat. Cyber Savvy is dedicated to equipping parents with the necessary tools and resources to guide their children safely through the digital landscape. Kathy provides valuable insights on various… Read more Navigating the Digital World: A Parent’s Guide with Cyber Savvy, Part 2

Navigating the Digital World: A Parent’s Guide with Cyber Savvy, Part 1

Overview Season 1: Episode 2, Part 1 In this episode, we engage in a compelling conversation with Kathy Loomis of Cyber Savvy. Cyber Savvy’s mission is to equip parents with the essential tools and resources needed to safely guide their children through the digital landscape. This is part one of a two-part series. Kathy shares… Read more Navigating the Digital World: A Parent’s Guide with Cyber Savvy, Part 1

Inaugural Episode: Mastering Gun Safety with Expert Insights, Part 1

Overview Season 1: Episode 1, Part 1 Welcome to the first episode of the Self-Initiative Project podcast, hosted by Jim O’Brien. In this episode, we dive into the essentials of personal safety, self-defense, firearms, first aid, and more. Our goal is to provide valuable information to help you stay safe and prepared. Our special guest,… Read more Inaugural Episode: Mastering Gun Safety with Expert Insights, Part 1